South girls into cricket final

SOUTH Grafton High’s under-14 girls’ cricket team has progressed to the final of the prestigious Lyn Larsen Shield after defeating Camden Haven by 81 runs.

After losing the toss and being sent in to bat, South High amassed a formidable score of 5-186 from their allotted 30 overs.

Kayla Worthing played a chanceless innings of 69 and was well supported by Ashleigh Campbell, who scored 25. The pair put on a match-winning partnership of 125 for the third wicket. Camden Haven never looked like threatening the South High total and ended their 30 overs at 6-105.

Mel Chard bowled well to take 2-17 from five overs, while Kayla Worthing backed up her batting performance with 1-6 from four overs, which included a maiden.

South High will now play the winner of the northern division of the draw.

All the girls displayed a wonderful brand of sportsmanship and were great ambassadors for their school.



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